Since 2007 Seattle Cycling Tours has been offering premier cycle tours of Seattle and beyond. Bicycling Magazine named our Bainbridge Island tour one of the ten best guided tours in the USA, and TripAdvisor users have honored us with a Certificate of Excellence four years in a row. Conde Nast Traveler just added us to their Seattle Things To Do List. And Adventure Sports Network rode with us while in Seattle in 2018.
We are dedicated pedal bikers. No e-bikes in our fleet - but you can bring one if you like. NOW FEATURNG CUSTOM TOURS. SEEN THE USUAL? NOW SEE THE REST.
This is the intro bicycle tour to Seattle, it's history, and some of the most popular neighborhoods in the downtown core; Pioneer Square, The Metropolitan Tract, International/Chinatown, Waterfront, Seattle Center, and South Lake Union (Amazonia) Neighborhoods, all in one 2-3/4 hour ride around the city. Sounds, sights, smells and of course history - Where Seattle came from, what we've been doing since and what the future might hold. FEATURING AN ALL NEW ROUTE FOR 2019 !!
Time: 2-1/2 hours. Distance: 6 miles. Features: views, history
Skill Level: moderate hills. For moderate and above riders
Visitors who have ridden on our Bainbridge Island Cycling Tour often don't wish to come back because they like the Island so much. A 30 minute ferry ride from downtown Seattle, Bainbridge is geographically the size of Manhattan - minus about 1.63 million people (29,000). criss-crossed with hills, friendly people, and magnificent scenery, this is an excellent half-day adventure with some challenging hills, tasty treats, and natural surprises. This ride named by BICYCLING magazine as a top ten tour in the U.S.
Time: 5 hours. Distance: 15 miles. Features: ferry ride, pastry stop. Skill Level: hilly terrain. moderate to advanced riders.
Georgetown / Duwamish TOUR
This tour takes us into Seattle's oldest neighborhood combining interesting views, art and beer.The Georgetown/ Duwamish Cycling Tour south of Downtown. We start by heading through the ID and cycling alongside the light rail tracks through the SODO district, passing the enormous sports stadium complex and more importantly, " the longest continuous series of art murals in the world". After seeing this immense gorgeous artwork,we head to Georgetown Brewery for a few samples of beer, and then head across the neighborhood for samples of chocolate at Fran's Chocolate factory - celebrating her 37 years of creating delicious treats. We then delve deeper into the heart of Georgetown where many of the city's artist's have studio space. Then the scenery quickly changes as we cross and follow the Duwamish River back toward town. contemplating the city skyline as we cycle through the container port into Pioneer Square.
Time: 3'30" . Distance: 14 miles. Features: Skill Level: moderate through
Other treats for your eyes and tastebuds can also be found on our Ballard / Fremont Cycling Tour. We ride along the waterfront via the Seattle Center, then head to the Ballard Locks where we see boats and ships making their way from fresh to salt water and go below ground to see migrating salmon. Then we head toward Fremont, the "Center Of The Universe". Here we spot all sorts of eclectic art and architecture ( and a person or two,) treat ourselves to some Theo's Chocolates and head on further to see some houseboats on Lake Union. We pass through Amazonia as we head back to our starting point.
Time: 3-1/2 hours. Distance: 14 miles. Features: Stop for chocolate samples. Skill Level: moderate through advanced riders.
Planning that 2020 / 2021 winter vacation?Consider riding with us in Hawaii. Our Hilo area rides include sparsely populated tropical back roads with ocean views, fields of sweet potato, taro, macadamia nut and cacao trees, riding uphill and then back down again.
With visits to a cacao farm where they make chocolate, watching surfers navigate the waves, and waterfalls galore
CUSTOM SEATTLE CYCLING TOURS
Want something longer? hillier? other neighborhoods? Features specific to your group? We can do that. Seattle Cycling Tours offers and excels at private smaller tours and larger group events.
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Rides with us and has fun!
Rides with us and has fun!